Assistant Director, SoVi

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Assistant Director for South Village directs all functions related to the day-to-day operations of South Village. This position provides strong supervision to five Resident Directors and a Coordinator for Desk Operations. Responsible for implementing the residential curriculum for the area. This is a live -in, essential personnel position.

Job Description

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:

•Directs all functions related to the day-to-day operations of South Village including the recruitment, assessment, and supervision of departmental employees. Provides direct supervision and leadership to Resident Directors. Provides indirect supervision to: Resident Assistant, Desk Assistants, and Residence Life Team Assistant.

• Assists in the development, implementation, and interpretation of departmental policies and procedures.

•Assists with the development, delivery, evaluation, and implementation of residential curriculum, and services for residential students.

•Serves as a conduct officer for cases involving alleged violations of the code of conduct and housing community guidebook.

•Responds to student behavior, emergency and special situations or occurrences in the residential community.

•Responds to student and parent concerns and other University offices for information or assistance.

•Responsible for ensuring that all programs, activities, and series comply with university, state, and federal regulations.

•Assists with the design, implementation, and assessment of the recruitment, selection, and training programs for staff. Coordinates area staff meetings and individual meetings with employees.

•Establishes performance goals and measures to evaluate success of assigned area of responsibility. Maintains budget allocations and approves expenditures for programs and services.

•Collaborates with various departments and colleges on programs and activities that enhance the academic experience of South Village residents.

•Assists with student leadership development. Provides direction and advises groups affiliated with the residential program, such as the Resident Housing Association, National Residence Hall Honorary, and Area Councils.

•Serves as essential personnel and provides assistance in the event of an emergency on campus.

Other Duties:

•Conducts presentations and participates in marketing efforts on behalf of the office of Housing & Residence Life (OHRL).

•Participates in university events and serves on various committees.

•Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, Counseling or related field.

Three years of full-time experience in residence life or student services.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.

Experience operating a personal computer and proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook).

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Higher Education, College Personnel, Counseling, or closely related area.

Four years of professional full-time experience in desk operations, key and mail management and supervising professional staff in a university housing setting.

Experience with Banner Student Information System, Mercury, Maxient Conduct Management Software, or WorkDay.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of student development theory, techniques and research.

Knowledge of fundamental aspects of college student intellectual, emotional, and social development.

Knowledge of campus resources used to support the residential program and individual students.

Knowledge of the fundamental indicators of student mental health concerns, substance abuse, and domestic violence.

Knowledge and understanding of management principles, practices, and standards, as applied to public institutions.

Ability to supervise and train assigned staff.

Employee development and performance management skills.

Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service orientation.

Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze, summarize, and effectively present data.

Skill in examining and evaluating operations and developing and/or redesign operating strategies, systems, and procedures.

Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of people.

Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity of its student body and workforce and actively promotes equity and inclusion.

Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and work effectively in a team environment.

Ability to respond quickly to emergencies.


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Salary Range:

$50,000 - $55,000

FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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